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Steven Spielberg's 'The BFG' Will Be His First Disney Movie!

Steven Spielberg will be directing the upcoming movie The BFG and it was just announced that Walt Disney Studios will be releasing the film!

This is the first time that the 68-year-old director will be directing a Disney-branded movie.

“In more than 40 years of making movies, I have been on the producing end of a number of films for The Walt Disney Company, but never as a director,” Steven said in a statement. “It is a special joy to be in the director’s chair as we start The BFG, alongside my long-time friends and film collaborators Kathy Kennedy, who introduced me to this project, Frank Marshall and Melissa Mathison. Together with them and Disney, there are many reasons why I am so excited about this joint venture.”

Mark Rylance will be playing the “Big Friendly Giant” and newcomer Ruby Barnhill will play Sophie. Penelope Wilton will play The Queen and Rebecca Hall was cast as Mary, the Queen’s maid.

Rounding out the cast of the Roald Dahl-movie are Bill Hader, Jemaine Clement, Michael David Adamthwaite, Daniel Bacon, Chris Gibbs, Adam Godley, Jonathan Holmes, Paul Moniz de Sa and Olafur Olaffson as the giants.

ARE YOU EXCITED for the upcoming movie The BFG?

'Dancing with the Stars' is Disney Themed This Week - Find Out Which Songs Will Be Featured!

Dancing with the Stars is gearing up for a big show this coming Monday (April 13), because it’s Disney themed!!

The show is set to kick off with a big opening number featuring live action and animated Disney characters. The whole show will have nods to classic Disney characters as well, including Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Pluto and Goofy.

We found out what Disney song each pairing will be dancing to on Monday night’s live show.

Click inside to find out the classic Disney songs that the celebs will dance to on DWTS… More Here! »

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Disney Is Developing 'Pinocchio' Live Action Movie

It has just been announced that classic film Pinocchio will be made into a live action movie by Disney, according to Deadline!

The film’s script will be written by Peter Hedges, who is known for his work on The Odd Life of Timothy Green and About a Boy.

Pinocchio isn’t the only film getting a live-action adaptation, Jungle Book, Beauty in the Beast, and Winnie the Pooh are all going through the same treatment.

Disney has decided to capitalize after the huge success of their latest adaptation of Cinderella, which has grossed $400 million worldwide.

ARE YOU EXCITED about the Pinocchio live-action adaptation?

Disney to Make 'Winnie the Pooh' Live Action Movie!

The next Disney property to be getting a live-action movie will be Winnie the Pooh!

The movie will follow “Christopher Robin as an adult, which brings him back to A.A. Milne’s famous bear and the Hundred Acre Wood,” according to Deadline.

Alex Ross Perry, the writer/director of Sundance hit Listen Up Philip, will be writing the screenplay for the film.

Just this week it was announced that Disney is starting work on a live-action version of Mulan while the upcoming version of Beauty and the Beast is already in production.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of a live-action version of Winnie the Pooh?

Watch This Woman Transform Into 15 Disney Characters

Check out Youtube star Dope2111 transform into some of our favorite Disney characters with the use of makeup!

The Youtube sensation posted multiple videos of herself morphing into Frozen‘s Queen Elsa of Arendelle, The Hunchback of Notre Dame‘s Esmeralda, Mulan‘s Fa Mulan, and Aladdin‘s Jasmine.

Those aren’t the only characters she tackled, she also did her makeup to look like Frozen‘s Anna, Alice in Wonderland, Tangled‘s Rapunzel and Mother Gothel, Pocahontas, Maleficent, Peter Pan‘s Tinkerbell, Up‘s Ellie, Snow White, Brave’s Merida, and Mulan‘s Li Shang.


Elsa Tutorial

Click inside for the rest of her makeup tutorials… More Here! »

'Mulan' Dream Casting: Who Should Play the Disney Princess in the Live-Action Movie?

It was just announced earlier today (March 30) that fan-favorite Disney cartoon Mulan would be made into a live-action movie!

Since the news broke, fans have been wondering who could take on the leading role of Mulan, who disguises herself as a man so she can take her father’s place in the army and go to war. With the help of her trusty dragon sidekick Mushu, she becomes a skilled warrior and, eventually, one of the country’s greatest heroines.

We here at JustJared.com put together a list of some actresses we think would be great in the role!

Click through our gallery and check out our choices!

'Mulan' Live-Action Movie Being Developed By Disney!

Disney has just confirmed that there will be a live-action version of their hit cartoon Mulan, THR reports.

The company bought the script from writers Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek, who based the writings off of Hua Mulan, the subject of Disney’s 1998 film.

Mulan follows a young woman who disguises herself as a man so she can take her father’s place in the army and go to war. With the help of her trusty dragon sidekick Mushu, she becomes a skilled warrior and, eventually, one of the country’s greatest heroines.

Disney has also made a live action Cinderella, starring Lily James, and a live action Beauty & the Beast, starring Emma Watson, is in the works.

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